5 Ways to Use Honey as Medicine

5 Ways to Use Honey as Medicine

5 ways to use honey as medicine

Honey has incredible medicinal properties. However, when buying honey you are going to want to make sure it is unpasteurized, local honey. Often times when buying honey from the regular grocery store it is pasteurized and may contain added ingredients to increase shelf life. Store bought honey also contains less live enzymes and other medicinal nutrients when compared to it’s raw form. Honey is loaded with essential nutrients and can benefit the body in many ways. Here are 5 ways to use honey as medicine.


Our world is full of toxic chemicals, which is why it’s so important that we our supporting our body’s natural detoxification process by consuming plenty of essential nutrients. For natural detox support combine 2 tablespoons of raw honey with dandelion root tea and heat over the stove.

Sinus Relief 

Sinus pressure can really get you down, but it doesn’t have too! For a natural sinus relief remedy combine two tablespoon of apple cider vinegar and one tablespoon of honey in a warm glass of water. Mix well and drink slowly. You can drink these mixture a few times a day if necessary.

Soar Throat 

Soar throats really put a burden on your day and eating. Try mixing together 1 tablespoon of lemon juice (organic) along with two tablespoons of honey with a lukewarm glass of water. Mix well and drink up! The vitamin C in the lemon and honey’s medicinal properties work well together to naturally sooth soar throats.


Forget over the counter meds and enjoy the powers of natural medicine. Honey is one of the best natural remedies for a cold and a great way to ensure you don’t get another one. All you have to do is mix 1 tablespoon of organic freshly squeezed lemon juice and 2 tablespoons of raw honey, then add it to a nice warm cup of ginger tea. Drink as soon as you feel symptoms of a cold coming on or if you already have a cold, until symptoms start to fade.


Honey is a great natural remedy for a tough cough. Mix together four teaspoons of organic lemon juice with eight teaspoons of honey, mix well and swallow immediately. For best results, consume this mixture every hour until your cough is at ease. As you drink, it will fight your cough and loose up any chest congestion.

* For best results add the lemon juice, ACV, tea etc. in it’s own cup of hot water, then add the honey after the tea cools a bit. Steaming hot water can kill the enzymes found in the honey, so you will to add it last to get more therapeutic value from it.

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